2020 Endorsements

President
Joe Biden
Joe Biden’s consistent support for Israel spans his entire five-decade career in public life, since he was first elected to the Senate in 1972. No candidate for president in either party has ever run with as long and as strong of a pro-Israel record as Joe Biden. He is committed to defending the Jewish community against the rise of white nationalism and anti-Semitism, and is a mensch in every sense of the word. Read more about Joe Biden's pro-Israel background and why Jewish voters will overwhelmingly support him.
Alabama
Sen. Doug Jones (AL)
In 2017, Doug Jones made history by becoming the first Democrat to be elected to the U.S. Senate from Alabama in 25 years. A career attorney and prosecutor, Doug has devoted his life to fighting for what’s right. His most prominent case was against two members of the KKK for the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing which killed four young African-American girls. In the Senate, he’s fighting for access to affordable health care and education, as well as building a stronger economy for the people of Alabama. Doug has been a staunch defender of the Affordable Care Act in the Senate and has pushed for a better system that guarantees all Americans have  access to affordable and quality healthcare.  He has fought to ensure Alabama and America have strong economies, pushing back against and criticizing Trump’s trade wars. Doug wants to invest in American workers so that automation does not continue to decimate the job market. Doug has been a friend to Israel and the Jewish community in the Senate, strongly opposing the BDS movement and cosponsoring legislation to combat anti-Semitism more effectively in America. He’s pro-choice and received a 100% rating from Planned Parenthood. He is a strong supporter of the LGBTQ+ movement and has stood up against Trump’s transgender military ban. 
Alaska
Al Gross (AK)
Al Gross is running for Senate in Alaska to unseat Republican incumbent Dan Sullivan, and he’s a "different kind of candidate." He's a doctor, a health care expert, was a commercial fisherman, prospected for gold, and is always fighting for Alaska. He has a plan--as he calls it, a “prescription for change”--to bring real, positive change to Washington that helps the lives of the people of Alaska. On healthcare, Al knows firsthand how important it is for every person to have access to quality and affordable coverage. He will defend the ACA and will attempt to strengthen access to preventative care. Al believes that America needs to be a strong ally to Israel--a feeling that is amplified by his Jewish identity and past experience living on a kibbutz in Israel for four months. Alaska’s economy has suffered greatly in recent years, seeing very high unemployment rates and skyrocketing medical costs. Al is tired of the status quo for his state and he is going to go to Washington to make a difference.
Arizona
Mark Kelly (AZ)
Former astronaut, engineer, and Navy Captain Mark Kelly is running for Senate in Arizona against Republican incumbent Martha McSally. His wife, Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, was the first Jewish Congresswoman elected in Arizona. In 2012 she was shot in the head at a public event, and has made a remarkable recovery. Kelly and his wife created “Giffords,” an organization committed to protecting Americans from senseless acts of gun violence. As an astronaut, Kelly was stationed with Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, and still remains close with his family. He supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and wants to promote peace and stability within the region. Kelly wants to protect Medicare and Social Security and is committed to creating a public buy-in healthcare option, as well as increasing price transparency and lowering prescription drug prices. He’s a champion for female reproductive freedom, gender pay equality, and is committed to fighting climate change. We support his plan to triple the rate of employment in Arizona and to properly invest in new research and develop better technologies that will make renewable energy more competitive, and kickstart a transition into a renewable economy.
Rep. Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01)
Representative Tom O’Halleran has been a fierce representative for the people of Arizona’s 1st district since his election in 2016. He has spoken out against the vile immigration policies of the Trump administration and their effect on the people of Arizona, pushing support for the DREAM Act and ending family separation. Rep. O’Halleran has worked to protect against Medicare and Medicaid cuts and supports the expansion of the Affordable Care Act.   Rep. O’Halleran has consistently fought for the LGBTQ+ community and supports reproductive rights. He has advocated for increased investment in a green economy and supports aggressive action on fighting climate change. He supports a two-state solution. Tom is a positive voice in the party and we are excited to see what he will bring in years to come.
Rep. Greg Stanton (AZ-09)
Representative Greg Stanton is running for reelection for Arizona’s 9th district, a seat he won in the 2018 midterm elections after serving six years as the mayor of Phoenix. He has been a strong Democratic voice in the House in his first term, fighting to expand access to affordable healthcare to more Arizonans and build upon the Affordable Care Act, as well as working tirelessly to protect those patients with pre-existing conditions.  Rep. Stanton is committed to expanding LGBTQ+ protections, and has consistently advocated for reproductive freedom and a fairer criminal justice system. As mayor of Phoenix, Rep. Stanton successfully cut the city’s greenhouse gas emissions and pushed for increased public transportation funding. Rep. Stanton supports a two-state solution and strongly believes in Israel’s right to self-defense. Has consistently advocated for a strong US-Israel relationship.
Dr. Hiral Tipirneni (AZ-06)
Dr. Hiral Tipirneni is running to unseat incumbent Rep. David Schweikert to represent Arizona’s 6th district. Tipirneni is a former emergency room doctor and cancer researcher who understands the complexities of the healthcare system inside and out. Tipirneni is ready to bring her leadership expertise with her to Washington to solve critical issues such as climate change, reforming the healthcare system and health insurance industry, improving public education, and ending gun violence.  Tipirneni believes that Israel is one of our greatest allies and that the United States must remain committed to fostering a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She supports providing continued military aid to Israel under the 2016 Memorandum of Understanding, does not support the global BDS movement, and opposed President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal, believing that this withdrawal has made both the United States and Israel less safe. 
California
Chris Bubser (CA-08)
Chris Bubser is running for Congress because she wants to give strong and impactful representation to the residents of California’s 8th District . She is a biotech advisor and engineer that has experience in developing HIV and cancer treatments, as well as taking on big insurance companies for unfair practices. Chris is a strong support of the Affordable Care Act and will fight to expand it in Congress, with an emphasis on preserving critical protections for those with preexisting conditions.  Chris understands that quality healthcare doesn’t just mean good coverage, it means having access to medical care within your community.  As a Congresswoman, Chris will work to protect rural hospitals and expand home care options for seniors. The California 8th District is home to some of the best parks and trails in the state and Chris will fight to protect these wild places from climate change, wildfires, and industrial pollution so they will be available for generations to come.  She will also push for increasing teacher pay and more resources for our veterans, to help protect the most vulnerable communities we have. Shes upports the special relationship between the U.S. and Israel and believes in continuing U.S. aid to both Israel and the Palestinians.  She is a strong supporter of a two-state solution and has said working towards an end to the conflict will be a priority of hers in Congress.
Ammar Campa-Najjar (CA-50)
Ammar Campa-Najjar is running to represent the people of California’s 50th district.  Ammar believes strongly in fighting for lower healthcare costs and in Congress will work to expand healthcare access and lower prescription drug costs by allowing for generic drugs to be imported from trusted partner-nations.  As a California resident, Campa-Najjar understands the importance of fighting climate change to prevent any further additional wildfires or natural disasters.  Campa-Najjar wants to transition California’s economy to become 100% renewable and end fossil fuel subsidies. Campa-Najjar is a strong supporter of the U.S.-Israel relationship and recognizes the value it brings to the region.  He supports the Iran Nuclear Deal and a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  Campa-Najjar is also working to combat the rise of anti-semitism in the United States by putting forward a plan for revitalized Holocaust education and strongly condemning symbols of white nationalism and anti-semitism in his district.
Rep. Gil Cisneros (CA-39)
Congressman Cisneros is running for reelection in California's 39th district this November.  As a Freshman lawmaker, Congressman Cisneros has been a staunch supporter of the Jewish community and a friend to Israel.  He supports a peaceful, two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and believes that the U.S. should rejoin the Iran Nuclear Deal.  As a former Marine, the Congressman understands what it means to bring discipline, honor, a respect for public service and a love of country to Congress.  That’s why he supports getting money out of corporate politics, and why he’s fighting to protect and expand the Affordable Care Act.  It’s also why he believes in preserving DACA, and supports the Dream Act which would provide a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers.
Rep. TJ Cox (CA-21)
Congressman Cox is running for reelection in California’s 21st district representing much of the Central Valley.  Representing such a large agricultural community, Congressman Cox understands how important water security and reliability is, which is why his experience as an engineer building dams and water conveyance systems is so vital to his constituents.  He is also fighting for increased water affordability, so that the most vulnerable communities in California and around the nation have access to reliable and clean drinking water. Congressman Cox worked hard as a private citizen to get funding for community health centers and understands that every American has the right to quality, affordable health coverage.  He is a strong supporter of DACA and will continue to work towards finding immigration solutions that provide a path to citizenship for Dreamers and believes in getting special interest money out of politics, which is why he doesn’t accept corporate PAC contributions. Congressman Cox believes in a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict because it is the only way to ensure that Israel retains its Jewish and Democratic character.  TJ is a strong leader in the Democratic party and we are working hard to send him back to Congress.
Rep. Josh Harder (CA-10)
Josh is running for reelection to California’s 10th District after being elected in 2018.  Since then, he has been a tireless advocate for lowering healthcare costs for American families.  Josh wants to lower premiums, deductibles, and life-saving prescription drug prices that are sold for a fraction of the cost in other countries.  Representing the Central Valley, Josh understands how devastating the effects of climate change can be and is working to fight the worst effects of it while building a reliable and resilient water infrastructure for future generations. Josh is running against Ted Howze, who was on the Republican “Young Guns” list until social media posts surfaced that were racist, Islamaphobic, and trafficked in conspiracy theories.  Josh Harder meanwhile has shown leadership and a commitment to public service.  He supports a two-state solution and continued U.S. aid to Israel to help it maintain a qualitative edge in the region, as well as the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49)
Mike is running for reelection in California’s 49th District after winning a key race in 2018.  From the start, Mike has been a strong leader on critical issues.  Before joining Congress he spent years tackling the issue of climate change, working in the clean energy industry to improve both transportation and electric generation.  He also spent several years on the board at the Center for Sustainable Energy.   Mike has continued that fight in Congress, serving on the House Committee on Natural Resources and the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.  He supports providing quality healthcare to all Americans, supporting bills that would provide dental and vision coverage under Medicare and improve healthcare outcomes for mothers and babies on Medicaid and in the CHIP program. Mike is a strong advocate for the U.S.-Israel relationship and a cosponsor of H.R. 326, which reaffirmed Congressional support for a two-state solution.
Rep. Katie Porter (CA-45)
Congresswoman Porter is running for reelection in California’s 45th District after flipping the seat in 2018.  From the start, Congresswoman Porter has been a fighter for everyday Americans.  That’s why in 2012, then-California Attorney General Kamala Harris appointed Katie to be California’s watchdog against the banks. Katie and her team held the banks’ feet to the fire, securing over $18 billion and helping tens of thousands of families move forward with their lives. Katie has been a key player in the fight against abusive credit card fees and, in 2010, helped pass important federal credit card protections for families.  Congresswoman Porter has taken that same fight to Congress as a member of the Oversight and Reform Committee, where she has been fearless in asking tough questions during hearings to get the truth out of administration officials and making government work for everyone.  That’s also why she supports the For the People Act which would reduce dark money and special interest influence in Washington. Congresswoman Porter has worked hard on making healthcare coverage more affordable for American families.  In 2019 she passed legislation that reduced the income threshold for families to deduct medical expenses from their taxes and has introduced multiple bills aimed at lowering prescription healthcare costs.  She is also a friend to Israel, cosponsoring H.R. 326, which reaffirmed Congressional support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  Congresswoman Porter is undoubtedly a rising star in the party and we look forward to sending her back to Congress.
Rep. Harley Rouda (CA-48)
Harley is running for reelection in the California 48th Congressional District after defeating Dana Rohrabacher, who was often described as Russia’s favorite Congressman, in 2018.  Since then, Harley has been an advocate for important issues like health care and LGBTQ+ rights.  He has cosponsored legislation to protect Americans with preexisting conditions and stabilize the Affordable Care Act and introduced legislation to improve fair lending practices for LGBTQ+-owned businesses.  In order to protect our environment and halt climate change, Harley signed onto a letter with other House Democrats opposing the Trump Administration’s plan to issue offshore drilling leases along the Pacific coast.  The Congressman is a friend to Israel, supporting H.R. 326, which reaffirmed  Congressional support for a two-state solution.
Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-28)
As the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Adam has been one of the most important members of Congress when it comes to holding the Trump Administration accountable.  In this time of uncertainty, Adam has been a steady hand and a strong leader in Congress.  Beyond holding the President to account, Adam has also been a tireless fighter against the growing tide of anti-Semitism in the United States.  He has joined Senator Jackie Rosen at discussions sponsored by Vice President Biden on the subject, calling out the President on his divisive rhetoric that has stoked racial and anti-Semitic tensions in the country.  He is also a strong friend of Israel and continues to promote a bipartisan message of U.S.-Israel solidarity. Adam is also working to strengthen the middle class and make life easier for everyday Americans by making healthcare more accessible and affordable.  He supported a public option for the Affordable Care Act in 2010 and still supports one now, recognizing the ACA as a solid framework to reduce costs, and will work to protect and expand it during a Biden administration.  Adam also supports universal background checks on gun purchases and banning assault weapons.  He wants to make college affordable so that every child can access a quality education regardless of income, and fix our immigration system, including finding a path to citizenship for Dreamers.
Christy Smith (CA-25)
Christy Smith is fighting for the seat vacated by Congresswoman Katie Hill and has dedicated her life to a career in public service.  Christy is focused on fighting for affordable and accessible health care reform, advocating for women and families, and enacting gun safety measures to make communities safer. Christy supports building upon the ACA and creating a public healthcare option for those who want it.   She believes that there needs to be consumer protections in the healthcare system, similar to in the consumer market.  She believes that it is unacceptable for U.S. taxpayers to subsidize the research and development of countless life-saving drugs, only for them to cost more for them than for people who live in Europe, Japan, and Canada. Smith is a champion of women’s rights and vows to fight for equal pay for equal work, affordable childcare options, and unmitigated reproductive freedom. Smith will fight to ensure that women will receive the same access to affordable healthcare as men, as well as enacting stricter workplace protections for women and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Christy understand the importance of finding a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and understand that it needs to happen organically, through negotiations between the two parties to the conflict instead of unilaterally imposed from the outside.  She opposes the BDS movement, conditioning aid to Israel, and understands the need to confront the growing anti-Semitism, racism, and xenophobia in the United States.  She has stated that Israel has a wonderful liberal democracy and has made clear that Israel is an important ally and partner in the region.
Colorado
Rep. Jason Crow (CO-06)
Representative Jason Crow is running for reelection in Colorado’s 6th district after being elected to the House in the 2018 midterm elections. He served in Afghanistan and has dedicated his life to public service. He believes that no American should suffer because they cannot afford healthcare and supports expanding the Affordable Care Act to create a public healthcare option for those who want it. He wants to end surprise billing, lower the cost of prescription medications, and protect individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage. As a veteran himself, Jason Crow is committed to protecting veterans. In Congress, he will protect veterans’ benefits, improve the veterans’ claims system, and improve access to and the timeliness of VA healthcare. Jason Crow believes in enacting humane immigration reform, supporting the LGBTQ+ community, and women’s rights. Crow supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and is strongly committed to prioritizing Israel and its security as a Jewish and democratic state. He supports the Iran Nuclear Deal and opposes unilateral annexation of parts of the West Bank because it would jeopardize Israel’s security and stability.
John Hickenlooper (CO)
Gov. John Hickenlooper is running for Senate in Colorado to unseat Republican incumbent Cory Gardner. As Governor of Colorado, Hickenlooper led the turnaround of the economy, expanded Medicaid, and acted on climate change. He believes we must continue to build on the Affordable Care Act. He expanded Medicaid while governor and established a successful state health insurance exchange, cutting the uninsured rate by nearly two-thirds and reaching 95% coverage.  Hickenlooper is a leading voice on climate change. As Governor, he pushed to lower car emission standards and he supports rejoining the Paris Climate Accords, and investing in renewable energy. Following the movie theater shooting in Aurora, he mandated background checks for all firearm purchases, banned the selling and purchasing of high-capacity magazines, and restricted access to previously violent domestic abusers.  He believes that Israel is our greatest ally in the region, and supports a two-state solution. He has condemned the BDS movement and signed legislation into law that requires Colorado's retirement program to divest from companies that boycott Israel.
Diane Mitsch Bush (CO-03)
Diane Mitsch Bush has served in the Colorado State House. She is running against gun activist Lauren Boebert who has shown herself as a supporter of the QAnon conspiracy. Diane has been a leader in government, pushing for healthcare reform, human and civil rights, climate reform, and increased funding for schools. She vows to make the healthcare system more accountable and accessible to everyday Americans. She wants to reduce the costs of premiums, deductibles, and prescription drugs; protect coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions, end surprise billing, allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices, increase coverage for mental health treatments, fully staff and fund the VA, fund rural health clinics, and expand substance abuse prevention and treatment programs Bush is pro-choice. As County Commissioner, Bush ensured that the allocation of human resources to the county included funds for the local rural Planned Parenthood clinic. She supports equal pay, paid family leave, and protecting pregnant and nursing workers. Bush wants to work to expand environmental protections, end fossil fuel subsidies, and re-allocate those funds to renewable energy sources and fight efforts to privatize public lands. Bush will also be a strong proponent of comprehensive gun legislation. She supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, opposes President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal, and is against the BDS movement. 
Delaware
Sen. Chris Coons (DE)
Chris Coons has represented Delaware in the Senate since his election in 2010. Throughout his time in Congress, he has established himself as a leader in the Democratic Party and as a model of bipartisanship and thought-leader in the Senate. He is a leader on the Senate Foreign Relations and Judiciary Committees, and has proven himself an effective legislator. On healthcare policy, Coons supports expanding and improving on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and wants to protect those individuals with preexisting conditions from being denied coverage. Senator Coons is a friend of the Jewish community and Israel, standing strongly in opposition to BDS and in support of a two-state solution, as well being a strong voice against anti-Semitism. Coons has pledged his support for passing comprehensive gun legislation.
Florida
Alan Cohn (FL-15)
Alan Cohn has spent his career in journalism exposing corruption. If elected, he’ll work to increase government transparency, accountability, and prohibit special interest money from dictating our policies. Cohn is prepared to proudly represent Florida’s 15th district by flipping the district blue, and he will strive to promote Jewish values, as well. Cohn is committed to Tikkun Olam and will actively seek out bipartisan solutions to improve the healthcare, education, quality of life, and safety of all Americans.  Cohn will be an outspoken advocate for preserving the US-Israel partnership, supports the continuation of military aid to Israel under the Memorandum of Understanding, strongly opposes the BDS movement, is committed to curbing Iran’s nuclear capabilities that threaten Israel’s stability and security, and supports a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.  
Margaret Good (FL-16)
Margaret Good has served Florida in the State House has worked extensively on healthcare reform, gun control, environmental protections, and public education policy. She is a friend of Israel and of the Jewish people. She supports the Affordable Care Act, and hopes to make progress in Congress in expanding access, lowering prescription drugs, and protecting Medicare and Medicaid. She has worked tirelessly in the state house to protect the LGBTQ+ community and fight for reproductive justice. Additionally, Margaret strongly supports efforts to aggressively fight against climate change that threatens Florida’s coastlines. Shehas been an active supporter of legislative efforts in Florida to require Holocaust education in school and combat anti-Semitism at home and abroad. 
Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26)
Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell is running for reelection in Florida’s 26th district this November. In her first term in Congress, she has helped to advance educational  and economic opportunities for the people of her district. She has emerged as a leader in combating gun violence, supporting democracy and American humanitarian assistance in Venezuela, and reuniting families that have been separated by cruel immigration policies. Rep. Mucarsel-Powell believes healthcare is a human right, and has fought to protect patients with pre-existing conditions, secure lower prescription drug prices, and preserve the critical Medicare and Medicaid programs for Florida’s seniors. She supports a ban on assault weapons and passing common sense gun control measures like universal background checks. Additionally, Rep. Mucarsel-Powell is proudly pro-choice and strongly supports aggressive steps to combat climate change. Rep. Mucarsel-Powell supports a two-state solution, and is committed to maintaining critical economic and defense aid to Israel.
Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07)
Congresswoman Murphy is running for reelection in the Florida 7th district.  As a former defense official, Congresswoman Murphy has the experience and dedication to public service to continue to be a great leader in Congress.  Rep. Murphy recognizes that the greatest threat currently facing America is climate change.  That’s why she’s a member of the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus which is dedicated to finding ways to reduce greenhouse gases and build support for smart climate solutions across the aisle.  Congresswoman Murphy is also a staunch defender of the Affordable Care Act and will continue to work on expanding it and lowering healthcare costs for. Congresswoman Murphy recognizes the strong bond between the U.S. and Israel and is strongly opposed to conditioning any form of aid. In Congress, Congresswoman Murphy authored a measure that allows for the U.S. to send Israel an additional $500 million a year to support Israel’s defense from missile attacks and preserve it’s qualitative military edge. Murphy supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and will agree to sending continued U.S aid to the Palestinian Authority to promote greater stability in the region. She opposes Israeli settlement expansion and annexation of the West Bank, as well as the global BDS movement.
Rep. Donna Shalala (FL-27)
Donna Shalala is running for reelection in Florida’s 27th district this November. In just one term in Congress, she has proven to be a champion of Jewish and Democratic values. She has made it a priority to fight for underserved communities, for access to affordable and quality healthcare, and for more opportunities for students. She is committed to fighting discrimination in all its forms, and is advancing opportunities for the people of Florida. Rep. Shalala has been a consistent ally to Israel in Congress, supporting legislation to help Israel maintain its qualitative military edge and oppose the BDS movement. Rep. Shalala supports a two-state solution. Rep. Shalala has decades of experience ensuring that healthcare is as accessible as possible, having served as Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Clinton. A strong supporter of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Shalala will fight to improve and expand upon the landmark bill and continue to preserve its pre-existing conditions protections. Additionally, Rep. Shalala has been a longtime advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and is also pro choice. She has also utilized her seat in Congress to fight climate change, sponsoring bills to lower greenhouse gas emissions and oppose President Trump’s disastrous handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Georgia
Dana Barrett (GA-11)
Dana Barrett is a mom, breast cancer survivor, a radio host, and a candidate for GA-11 who aims to  work across the aisle to ensure accountability in government. Barrett understands the importance of having accessible, affordable, and quality healthcare. She will fight for universal healthcare coverage, guaranteeing protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions, as well support legislation that will ensure fair and transparent pricing of drug prices and health services. She is focused on creating more government transparency, eliminating corporate money in politics, and fighting for free, fair, and open elections. She will fight to mandate a fair minimum wage that keeps pace with inflation, eliminate educational inequity, and end racial and gender pay gaps.  Barrett is committed to fighting anti-Semitism as a member of Congress and supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and will work to promote unity, peace, and cooperation. 
Carolyn Bourdeaux (GA-07)
Carolyn Bourdeaux is a university professor who is devoted to reforming healthcare policy in America and is running to represent Georgia’s 7th district this November. She was raised in a family that struggled with affording healthcare and this experience has led her to be so passionate about the issue. On healthcare, she wants to end surprise billing, lower prescription drug prices, and ensure universal access to affordable and quality healthcare by strengthening the Affordable Care Act, creating a robust public healthcare option, and protecting individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage. Bourdeaux wants to invest in clean energy jobs and technologies to help boost our economy while also fighting climate change. She wants to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and in Congress, she will fight to reduce the influence of special interest groups who interfere with addressing climate change. She supported the Iran Nuclear Deal and believes that it’s the best solution to ensure that Iran cannot acquire nuclear weapons. Bourdeaux supports a strong U.S-Israel partnership and will continue to promote a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Rep. Lucy McBath (GA-06)
Rep. Lucy McBath is running for a second term in Georgia’s 6th district. In Congress, Rep. McBath has been a champion for healthcare expansion, stabilizing the Affordable Care Act, and protecting individuals with pre-existing conditions. As a two-time breast cancer survivor, McBath understands that healthcare is a human right and not a privilege.  Rep. McBath is a staunch supporter of stricter gun safety legislation. After her son was tragically killed in an act of gun violence, Rep. McBath was inspired to take action and to run for Congress, and has been tirelessly working to end the gun violence epidemic in our country. Rep. McBath serves as the Vice-Chair of the Gun Violence prevention task force and has led in the fight for safer gun laws and protections, such as passing universal background checks, banning assault weapons, and preventing violent criminals from obtaining firearms.  Rep. McBath supports a close U.S. alliance with Israel, which she believes is the only true democracy in the Middle East and is imperative to U.S. national security. She opposes the BDS movement and will continue to promote a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the hopes to create lasting peace within the region.
Jon Ossoff (GA)
Jon Ossoff is bringing renewed energy to the Democratic Party in Georgia, seeking to unseat Republican incumbent David Perdue in the U.S. Senate. His experience as an investigative journalist has given him a first hand insight into the struggles facing Georgia voters. On healthcare, Ossoff believes the link between health care should be a right, and will work to strengthen and expand Medicare, create a stable public healthcare option, and defend those with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage. Prior to running for office, Ossoff ran a media company dedicated to exposing corruption in foreign countries, and he will bring that passion to Washington in order to root out the corruption Donald Trump has created. He is committed to protecting Roe v. Wade, and will only vote to confirm federal judges who pledge to support a woman’s right to choose. He will work to mitigate the harmful effects of climate change, and supports a historic infrastructure plan that includes investments in clean energy, energy efficiency, and environmental protection. Jon will improve education and lower the financial burden of college with a generous forgiveness program for those struggling to pay off their student loans. We know first-hand that Jon Ossoff is committed to fighting anti-Semitism. Earlier this year, Jon joined JDCA for a candidate forum where he spoke on his strong commitment to fighting anti-Semitism and white nationalism, and reaffiremd his strong support of Israel. Unfortunately, his opponent, Sen. David Perdue, has already attacked Jon with an anti-Semitic ad. His campaign photoshopped an image of Jon in one of the oldest and most vile anti-Semitic tropes of all time, enlarging and extending his nose, in addition to claiming he and Jewish Senator Chuck Schumer were trying to “buy” the election. JDCA has spoken out against this attack.
Reverend Raphael Warnock
Reverend Raphael Warnock, a native of Savannah, Georgia, is running for the open Senate seat vacated by Sen. Johnny Isakson. Reverend Raphael Warnock’s background led him to this moment. A product of public housing, hopes to support all Americans, including those who have been marginalized and  vulnerable.  Fourteen years ago, he was chosen to serve as Senior Pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the former pulpit of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. While in this historic Church, Warnock has seen the chances to achieve the American Dream dwindle, and this led him to enter the race. As Senator, he plans on supporting ways to strengthen the Affordable Care Act and provide access to healthcare and services to more people.  On Israel, Warnock is committed to continue to supporting U.S. military assistance, a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and opposing the BDS movement. Additionally, Warnock is committed to supporting an agreement that will prevent a nuclear-capable Iran.
Hawaii
Kai Kahele, HI-02
Lt. Col. Kai Kahele is running to fill the open seat that is being vacated by Democratic incumbent Tulsi Gabbard at the end of her term. Kahele will champion healthcare reform, fight to combat climate change, support equal pay, protect the LGBTQ+ community, and work to significantly improve the VA system. As a veteran himself, Kahele understands the importance of providing quality care to our nation’s veterans and will prioritize veteran’s issues in Congress. Kai will also support efforts to expand affordable housing, pass comprehensive gun safety measures, and protect DREAMers.  Kahele opposes the global BDS movement and will strive to preserve a strong US-Israel partnership in Congress. He supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and continuing to provide Israel military assistance under the 2016 Memorandum of Understanding.  He will denounce anti-Semitism, hatred, bigotry, and xenophobia in the strongest of terms. Kai opposed President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal and believes that the United States must re-engage conversations with Iran. 
Iowa
Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03)
Cindy was a key part of the 2018 blue wave, knocking out an incumbent Republican who won by double digits in 2016.  Before joining Congress, she worked for Iowa’s state government and was an outspoken advocate against education inequality.  In Congress, she has continued the fight for affordability, supporting the National Paid Family Leave Act, funding for Planned Parenthood, and was a co-sponsor of the House bill to lower drug costs and cap Medicare Part D for seniors.  Cindy has shown support for Israel, sponsoring H.R. 326 reaffirming Congressional support for a two-state solution. As a former Division Administrator at the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and now as a member of the House Agriculture Committee Cindy recognizes the importance of conserving our environment, protecting our natural resources, and building resiliency to the effects of climate change.  She has seen what recent storms, floods, and droughts have done to Iowa communities, especially farmers, and supports strong efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions in order to fight climate change.
Rep. Abby Finkenauer (IA-01)
Abby Finkenauer made history in 2018 as the youngest woman in history to flip a congressional seat from red to blue. Since then, she has fought hard for the people of Iowa’s 1st Congressional District, pushing for improving infrastructure, protecting family agriculture, and ensuring everyone, and in particular women, have access to strong healthcare.  Abby believes that healthcare is a right, not a privilege, and is dedicated to strengthening the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and supports the State Health Care Premium Reduction Act to further reduce costs for families that need help.  She opposes the President’s disastrous trade war with China, which has hit Iowa farmers and small businesses hard.  As a cosponsor of House Resolution 326, Abby understands that a two-state solution is the best way to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and is a strong supporter of the U.S.-Israel relationship.
Theresa Greenfield (IA)
Theresa Greenfield is running for Senate in Iowa to unseat Republican incumbent Joni Ernst. After a tragic work-related accident, Greenfield became a widow and single mother at the age of 24. She believes that union benefits and protections, as well as Social Security survivor benefits, saved her life. She wants to expand healthcare, protect unions, and improve public safety. Greenfield is a champion for improving and strengthening the Affordable Care Act.  She believes in the creation of a public buy-in option, reducing the cost of co-pays, prescription drug prices, and reforming the American healthcare industry holistically. Greenfield supports universal background checks for all gun purchases, funding CDC gun violence research, and preventing domestic abusers and previous criminals from obtaining weapons. Theresa believes the US should stand as a strong ally of Israel and is in favor of a two-state solution. She came out strongly against unilateral annexation of the West Bank, saying it “sets us back from this critical goal” of two-states.
Rita Hart (IA-02)
Rita Hart is running to keep Iowa’s 2nd district blue and continue to build upon the progress made by Rep. Dave Loebsack. Hart is a life-long Iowan, an educator, and a farmer who will fight to ensure affordable, accessible, and quality healthcare for all residents in her district because she believes that healthcare is a human right. Hart wants to improve access to resources for farmers and wants to support small businesses. She will work to curb the harmful effects of climate change and understands the importance of preserving the soil to protect farmers. Hart is also prepared to tackle gun violence head-on and will work with her bipartisan counterparts to create real solutions, not just thoughts and prayers.   Hart is committed to life-long learning and told JDCA that as an elected official, she will proudly travel to Israel and strive to understand the complexities of the region and work to create a lasting solution to create peace. She opposes the BDS movement as she believes it promotes anti-Semitic sentiments. Hart is a firm supporter of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She is also committed to utilizing our strong US-Israel partnership to continue to make agricultural advancements that will benefit farmers in both countries. 
Illinois
Rep. Sean Casten (IL-06)
Sean is running for reelection in the Illinois 6th Congressional District after winning his first race in 2018, becoming the first Democrat to represent the district since 1949.  Before coming to Congress, Sean worked as a clean energy consultant and as CEO of the Turbostream Corporation, focusing on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and helping to lead the way forward on climate change.  He has taken that same spirit of activism to Congress where he sits on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, as a member of the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment. As a member of the New Democrat Healthcare Task Force, Sean is committed to expanding American’s access to quality, affordable healthcare by protecting and expanding the Affordable Care Act.  He’s targeted overpriced prescription drugs, worked to stop insurance companies from selling junk healthcare plans, and protect those with preexisting conditions.  Sean is also committed to protecting women’s access to healthcare options, including the right to choose, and has worked on legislation to help reduce the pay gap between men and women.  Sean understands the special relationship between Israel and the United States and supports continued aid for Israel, the Iran Nuclear Deal, and a two-state solution.  He cosponsored House Resolution 326 which reaffirmed congressional support for a two-state solution.
Betsy Dirken Londrigan (IL-13)
Betsy is running to replace Republican Congressman Rodney Davis in the Illinois 13th Congressional District and has dedicated her life to public service and helping women to advance in politics.  She founded Women Rising, a group dedicated to helping train women to run for state and local office and shattering glass ceilings.  Betsy is also an educator, and has spent a career helping underprivileged children in underserved communities through the Teach for America program.  Betsy firmly believes that no family should ever be forced to declare bankruptcy because of an unexpected medical expense and that people with preexisting conditions should never be discriminated against.  She has also worked tirelessly to protect children’s hospitals.  As a bold fighter against climate change, Betsy believes that clean air, clean land and clean water don’t just make for good policy but are human rights.  That’s why she supports immediately rejoining the Paris Climate Accord, wants to upgrade our electric infrastructure, and increase public transportation to reduce carbon emissions in the transportation sector. Betsy is a supporter of a two-state solution and sees an important role for the United States in being an honest broker in the conflict, working with both sides to achieve a meaningful and lasting peace while rejecting unilateral actions by either party that undermine the process.  She supports continued aid to Israel and will work to ensure that Iran never develops nuclear weapons.
Sen. Dick Durbin (IL)
Senator Dick Durbin is running for reelection as Illinois senior Senator.  As the current Senate Minority Whip, Senator Durbin has worked to move Democratic legislation forward on climate change, gun control, healthcare, and tackling inequality.  The Senator has also been a leading legislator on efforts to tackle the rising tide of white supremacy, and has introduced legislation aimed at tackling domestic terrorism.  Senator Durbin has a strong record on healthcare, working on legislation to expand and protect Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act as well as working to provide a public healthcare option for Americans who wish to enroll.  Senator Durbin understands the almost irreversible effects that climate change will cause and supports regulations that would drastically decrease carbon emission rates, as well as investing our resources into clean and renewable energy. Durbin also believes in common-sense gun regulation. He believes that law-abiding gun owners should be allowed to keep and maintain their firearms; however, he is pushing for greater background checks so those who are mentally unfit to own a gun cannot gain access. When Senator Durbin began his political career running for a House seat, he did so with a strong pro-Israel vision; one that he has maintained throughout his tenure.  Senator Durbin has supported resolutions that condemn the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement and ones that oppose settlement expansion and unilateral annexation in the West Bank.  The Senator understands that a nuclear-capable Iran would pose an unacceptable security risk for Israel and supports the JCPOA in order to prevent Iran from ever acquiring a nuclear weapon. 
Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10)
Congressman Brad Schnieder is running for reelection to the Illinois 10th Congressional District.  Congressman Schneider wants to build upon and improve, the ACA. He also wants to protect individuals with pre-existing conditions and high premiums from being denied coverage Schneider is pro-choice. He supports gender equality and was an original co-sponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which provides victims of gender discrimination the necessary tools to obtain equal pay. Schneider is interested in investing in clean and renewable technologies to combat carbon emissions and reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels. Congressman Schneider is a strong pro-Israel advocate and a leader on Israel issues in Congress.  He was a leading sponsor on Congressional resolutions  opposing the BDS movement and supporting a two-state solution.  Congressman Schnieder opposed Trump’s withdrawal from  the JCPOA and supports continued aid to Israel.  He is an active member of the Chicago Jewish Federation and is working hard on combating anti-Semitism in the United States and throughout the world.
Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14)
Congresswoman Underwood is running for reelection in the Illinois 14th Congressional District.  In 2018, Congresswoman Underwood flipped her district from red to blue, becoming the youngest African American woman ever elected to Congress and the first woman of color to serve as the representative for her district.  Before joining Congress, Lauren was a nurse and then an advisor at the Department of Health and Human Services and has always recognized how fundamental quality, affordable healthcare is for good health outcomes.  That’s why in Congress she has worked tirelessly to protect those with preexisting conditions and lower the costs of premiums and prescription drugs.  She has introduced legislation to limit the percentage of income a person would have to pay on their insurance premium. Congresswoman Underwood is also a leader in the fight against climate change, and has introduced legislation empowering the EPA to take stronger measures to reduce our nation’s carbon footprint.  Tying her passions and experience together, she has also worked on legislation that would help state and local governments better handle the negative health side effects of climate change. Congresswoman Underwood has supported resolutions condemning BDS and supporting a two-state solution.  She has spoken about her desire to maintain a strong relationship between the United States and Israel and to see an equitable and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians.  
Kansas
Barbara Bollier (KS)
Barbara Bollier is a doctor who is seeking to flip retiring Kansas Republican Pat Roberts’ Senate seat blue. Bollier is a champion for healthcare expansion and has been particularly vocal about Senate Republican leadership blocking additional funding for Medicaid expansion and allowing rural community hospitals to struggle and close. As a doctor, Bollier views gun violence as a public health crisis and is an advocate for gun safety legislation, including extreme risk protection orders and universal background checks. Bollier believes that the longer the United States delays taking action in the fight against climate change, the effects will be irreversible and life-changing. Bollier is strongly opposed to the BDS movement and is committed to a strong US-Israel partnership and a focus on striving for peace in the region.
Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-03)
Congresswoman Davids is running for reelection in the Kansas 3rd Congressional District.  In 2018, Davids made history as the first LGBTQ+ Native American member of Congress.  As a freshman, Davids has already proven herself to be a leader on issues on combating anti-Semitism, supporting a House resolution that condemned anti-Semitism and bigotry.  Davids also recognizes the importance of the strong relationship between the United States and Israel, supports reentering the Iran Nuclear Deal, and opposes the BDS movement. On healthcare, Davids wants to expand and protect the Affordable Care Act, lower the price of prescription drugs, improve the quality of care and protect individuals with preexisting conditions from being denied coverage.  Davids believes the Administration’s policies at the border, including the separation of children from their families and keeping them in detention centers, goes against our countries’ values and have created a humanitarian crisis at the border.  Davids supports comprehensive immigration reform that secures our border in smart, effective ways, while also providing a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers.
Kentucky
Amy McGrath (KY)
Amy McGrath is running for Senate in Kentucky to unseat the Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Amy is an inspiration to women of all ages--she was the first woman to ever fly a combat mission with the Marine Corps. Amy wants to work to fix our broken healthcare system, which starts with defending the ACA from right wing attempts to gut it. She is pro-choice and wants to expand access to abortion services, specifically in rural Kentucky. She believes that there is a gun violence epidemic in America and supports bi-partisan efforts to make our country, schools, and communities safer. Amy went to Israel through the Marines to work with IDF soldiers, and this experience helped shape her appreciation and support for the Jewish state. She is committed to providing aid to ensure Israel’s safety and security. Amy is an inspirational candidate who is running an inspiring campaign to remove one of Washington’s worst from office for good. 
Massachusetts
Sen. Ed Markey (MA)
Ed Markey is running for reelection to the Senate representing Massachusetts. Since taking office, Senator Markey has fought for climate change reform and served as a leader for the people of Massachusetts. He's continually delivered and passed legislation on issues aligned with Jewish values. Sen. Markey was an original co-sponsor of Senator Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All Act of 2017. He has fought to create a federal single-payer health care system to provide comprehensive health insurance to every American. He has also been a fierce advocate for Medical research funding.  Sen. Markey is a national leader on clean energy, climate change, and the environment. In the Senate, he has worked to improve regulations on automobile emissions and protect our natural resources. Markey supports comprehensive gun control legislation including universal background checks, a ban on all assault weapons and high capacity magazines, and criminalizing gun trafficking.Markey has taken steps to help protect the Jewish community from rising anti-Semitism, including co-signing a letter to the DoJ and DHS in 2017 to address threats to Jewish institutions across the country and co-sponsoring the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2019. He is a co-sponsor of legislation which aims to provide continued financial support for Israel to continue defending itself and remaining our strongest democratic ally in the region. 
Rep. Richard Neal (MA-01)
Representative Richard Neal is running for reelection in Massachusetts’s 1st district this November. He has been a fierce advocate for working families, healthcare reform, reproductive rights, and climate reform, leading on key pieces of legislation, such as the Affordable CareAct and the Climate Action Now Act. Neal strongly opposes the BDS movement. He supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and has pledged to condemn all acts of anti-Semitism and will work to ensure that hate crimes and white nationalism are thwarted in the United States and globally. Neal helped write the Affordable Care Act. He believes that Congress must do everything in its power to strengthen and expand coverage provided by the Affordable Care Act, and defend it from being repealed by the Trump administration. He is working to cover all Americans by making healthcare more accessible and affordable. He is encouraging all states to expand Medicaid coverage and wants to protect individuals with pre-existing conditions from being uninsured and denied coverage. Neal was one of two original cosponsors of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.  Neal is pro-choice and opposes abortion bans, anti-choice legislation, and attacks on family planning services. Neal is committed to fighting climate change and as Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, he held the first hearing on climate change in over a decade. He cosponsored the Climate Action Now Act, which would reenter the United States into the Paris Climate Agreement, and does not believe that protecting our planet can be a partisan issue. Neal supports a federal assault weapons ban, bump stock ban, universal background checks, preventing domestic abusers from obtaining guns, updating the “no fly list”, allowing the CDC to study the effects of gun violence, and mental health background checks. He does not support arming teachers in classrooms and believes that the minimum age to purchase a firearm in all 50 states should be raised to 21.    
Maine
Sara Gideon (ME)
Sara Gideon is running for Senate in Maine this November to unseat Republican incumbent Susan Collins. As Speaker of Maine's State House, she built coalitions and passed bills to expand job training, protect healthcare coverage, and combat the opioid crisis. She believes that individuals should be allowed to buy into a public Medicare option if they so choose; however, she maintains that those individuals who want to keep their private insurance option should be allowed to do so. She favors allowing Medicare to negotiate the price of drugs for seniors to significantly lower the costs. Sara Gideon supports re-joining the Paris Climate Accords, investing in clean and renewable energy, upgrading the transportation grid and infrastructure, as well as setting goals to reduce carbon emissions dramatically. Gideon is also passionate about protecting women’s reproductive rights and access to reproductive care.  On Israel policy, Sara Gideon believes that Israelis have the right to defend themselves and that Palestinians are entitled to their own state. Sara Gideon supported the Iran Nuclear Deal and opposed President Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement, believing that it would give the Iranians unfettered access to a nuclear bomb. 
Maryland
Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-08)
Congressman Jamie Raskin is running for reelection in the Maryland 8th Congressional District.  Jamie believes that providing quality healthcare is an essential requirement of a modern society and is working to ensure that every American is able to access affordable and quality healthcare.  Jamie is also a leader in the fight against climate change.  As a Maryland State Senator, he wrote the Green Maryland Act and was an original cosponsor of the Green New Deal in Congress.  Jamie has also worked extensively on gun control, and wants to provide for universal background checks, red flag laws, close gun sale loopholes, and ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines.  Jamie is a supporter of a two-state solution and opposes the BDS movement, believing that dialogue is the best way forward to ensuring a lasting and equitable peace between Israelis and Palestinians. 
Rep. David Trone (MD-06)
Congressman David Trone is running for reelection in the Maryland 6th Congressional District.  David has been an active fighter against rising anti-Semitism in the United States, pointing to the divisive language coming from the administration as providing cover for others to make similarly bigoted remarks.  He has been a staunch supporter of U.S.-Israel relations, having been frequently outspoken in his opposition to the BDS movement and working towards a two-state solution to the conflict. David wants to expand and build upon the ACA.  He wants to protect Medicare, Medicaid and individuals with preexisting conditions.  Additionally, he supports the creation of a public healthcare option for Americans who want it.  David feels that medical decisions on reproductive health should be made exclusively between a woman and her doctor and is pro-choice.  He wants to invest in renewable energy and provide communities that are reliant on either fossil fuel consumption or production with transition assistance.  He believes the first step in combating climate change is to reinstate President Obama’s Clean Power Plan.
Michigan
Jon Hoadley (MI-06)
Jon Hoadley is running to unseat Rep. Fred Upton for Michigan’s 6th Congressional District. Hoadley is committed to fighting for improved education, supporting the LGBTQ+ community, and making healthcare more accessible and affordable. He will be an outspoken advocate for protecting women’s rights, eliminating the wage gap, and striving to promote racial equality.  Hoadley will also be an ally to both Israel and the Jewish community. He opposes the BDS movement and the withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal, supports a two-state solution and the continuation of aid under the 2016 Memorandum of Understanding. Hoadley is committed to fighting the rise of hate and will be quick to condemn anti-Semitism. 
Sen. Gary Peters (MI)
Throughout his time in the Senate, Senator Gary Peters has worked to improve and expand the Affordable Care Act so that it works better for middle-class families and small business owners in Michigan. He is committed to creating a public healthcare option and lowering taxes on employer plans. Sen. Peters has sponsored climate change legislation that would strengthen EPA regulations and protect the environment and natural resources, and is committed to bringing jobs back to Michigan and ending outsourcing from China. He is also a strong supporter of gun safety legislation and wants to end gun violence in America.  In the Senate, Sen. Peters has been a stalwart ally of Israel. He supported the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, S.720, voted in favor of S.1, which provides aid to Israel and also includes the Combating BDS Act, supported the Iran Nuclear Deal, and introduced the bipartisan U.S.-Israel Space Cooperation Act. 
Hillary Scholten (MI-03)
Hillary Scholten is an Obama administration alum who has extensive experience working in immigration reform, workers rights, and homelessness. She is running for Congress in Michigan’s 3rd district to bring responsible and fresh leadership to D.C. Scholten’s main priority is to bring down healthcare costs, defend the Affordable Care Act, and create a public healthcare option. She’s a champion for humane immigration and criminal justice reform, civil rights and liberties, women’s rights, and will fight to curb the harmful effects of climate change.  Hillary Scholten supports a strong U.S-Israel partnership, continuing aid, and believes in a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 
Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08)
Rep. Elissa Slotkin was elected to Congress in 2018 to represent Michigan’s 8th district. Rep. Slotkin believes that we must safeguard the Affordable Care Act and build on it, specifically to lower prescription drug prices. She supports investment in clean energy and sees it as an opportunity to create new manufacturing jobs in Michigan. Rep. Slotkin believes we must enact common-sense legislation that keeps weapons of war out of civilian hands and prohibits terrorists and domestic abusers from obtaining guns.  In her role on the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Slotkin has been an outspoken leader in the effort to combat anti-Semitism, white nationalism, and other forms of bigotry and hatred .. She has been a leader on national security and homeland security issues, bringing her national security background to Congress. She has led important legislation related to Iran and was also a co-sponsor of H.Res.326, which supported a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She also opposes unilateral Israeli annexation of the West Bank.
Rep. Haley Stevens (MI-11)
Rep. Haley Stevens has brought energy and effectiveness to Congress and is running for reelection this November for Michigan’s 11th district. She has passed multiple pieces of legislation to advance American manufacturing, to develop STEM education, and to protect Americans. Rep. Stevens believes we must implement a public option for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and allow those aged 55-65 to buy into Medicare. She believes in promoting a clean energy future and condemned President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords. Rep. Stevens believes we must pass comprehensive immigration reform that recognizes human dignity and work to solutions that close the loopholes in our gun control laws.  On Israel, Rep. Stevens believes that the U.S. and Israel share a special relationship bound to common values and that the U.S.-Israel relationship must not be politicized. Rep. Stevens was a co-sponsor of H.Res.326, which supports a two-state solution and opposes unilateral Israeli annexation of the West Bank. 
Minnesota
Rep. Angie Craig (MN-02)
Angie Craig was elected to represent Minnesota’s 2nd district in 2018 and is running for a second term this November. Coming from humble beginnings, she has established herself as a champion of the people with a unique ability to break through partisan politics and get things done. For example, she has pushed for healthcare reform in fighting to lower health insurance premiums and prescription drug prices. If reelected, Rep. Craig will continue to push for increased access to affordable and quality healthcare, while ensuring that all Americans and families can receive care when sick.  Rep. Craig believes in science and will work to address the effects of climate change with lasting solutions. Rep. Craig supports re-joining the Paris Climate Agreement, reinstating the Clean Power Act, and positioning the United States as a leading power in a global green economy. Rep. Craig is also committed to protecting veterans and their benefits, fighting for civil rights, and working towards establishing a country that is safe from gun violence.Rep. Craig believes that Israel is our greatest ally in the Middle East and wants to ensure our long-lasting partnership is preserved. She supports a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict and opposes the BDS movement. Rep. Craig is also committed to fighting anti-Semitism, xenophobia, and the rise of hate crimes.  
Dan Feehan (MN-01)
Dan Feehan is a teacher, veteran, Obama administration alumni, and proud Minnesotan running to represent Minnesota’s 1st district. In Congress, he will fight for working families, affordable healthcare, and against climate change. He will push to ensure that private insurance companies cannot deny coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions. He will work to lower the cost of prescription drugs and guarantee that healthcare will be affordable and accessible for all. Dan understands the importance of preserving a strong U.S-Israel alliance, and that establishing peace can only come through diplomatic solutions. He supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, opposes the BDS movement, and supports re-entering the Iran Nuclear Deal.  Feehan wants to end the corruption in Washington that’s been created by special interest groups. He is committed to creating greater government accountability and transparency, as well as enacting real campaign finance reform. Feehan is a veteran who understands the importance of protecting the veteran’s assistance programs, as well as fighting for gun safety legislation. He will also work to protect farmers, fight climate change, and transition our infrastructure to become cleaner and greener. 
Sen. Tina Smith (MN)
Sen. Tina Smith is a voice for the people of Minnesota in Washington and is running for reelection this November. In her short time in the Senate, she has made a name for herself as someone who gets things done: she has defended the ability of citizens to access affordable health care and fought to combat the raging opioid epidemic. Sen. Smith believes that no individual or family should have to choose between paying for healthcare or putting food on the table. As part of the recent CARES Act, Sen. Smith championed the portions of the bill that would ensure that private insurance plans cover a future COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Sen. Smith is committed to continuing to fight for lower drug prices and expanding access to affordable healthcare. Sen. Smith is committed to passing comprehensive legislation that will protect all Americans from acts of gun violence and a champion for  protecting  the environment, creating clean energy jobs, and preserving clean water in the great lakes. In terms of Israel policy, Sen. Smith is a strong supporter of a continued U.S.-Israel partnership. She believes that Israel is the one true democracy in the Middle East and that the U.S. must do whatever it takes to support the country. Smith also is adamant that a two-state solution is the best possible chance to establish peace within the region.
Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03)
Dean Phillips brings to Congress years of experience in economic growth and growing businesses. Since his election in 2018 for Minnesota’s 3rd district, he has been committed to addressing healthcare costs, climate change, and gun violence. He has passed legislation to ensure greater government transparency and is committed to expanding American markets abroad. Rep. Phillips believes that every American should have affordable, high-quality healthcare, regardless of age, geographic location, or condition. Rep. Phillips wants to continue building upon the progress made under the Affordable Care Act and will work to lower all healthcare costs.  Rep. Phillips is committed to enacting campaign finance reform in order to get special interest money out of politics. Rep. Phillips is prepared to take action when it comes to climate change and believes that the United States can reduce our carbon footprint, preserve and protect our environment, and transition to a clean energy economy. Rep. Phillips is a staunch supporter of a strong U.S-Israel relationship. He believes that a two-state solution is the best pathway to establishing peace, and opposes the BDS movement. He condemns any form of anti-Semitism and will continue to support legislation that denounces anti-Semitism, racism, or xenophobia of any kind.
Missouri
Jill Schupp (MO-02)
Jill Schupp is a Missouri State Senator and is running for the state’s 2nd congressional district to unseat Republican incumbent Ann Wagner. Jill represents our Jewish and Democratic values, particularly when it comes to supporting families, ensuring access to affordable healthcare, and tikkun olam, repairing the world.  On healthcare, Jill cares deeply about ensuring that every American has access to quality and affordable coverage. She supports defending the Affordable Care Act and will fight against insurance and drug lobbyists who seek to profit off of those in desperate need of care. Jill wants to ensure that there is a strong middle class and workforce in the country and will push policies that benefit small business owners and normal people, not the richest among us. She will fight to protect a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion and will support equal rights to LGBTQ+ Americans. Jill wants common sense gun reform to ensure that the tragic shootings we have seen all too often end. Jill is determined to preserve the US-Israel relationship and has been a strong opponent of the BDS movement, pushing through legislation the Missouri Senate to counter its impact.
Montana
Gov. Steve Bullock (MT)
Steve Bullock is the Governor of Montana and is running for Senate to unseat Republican incumbent Steve Daines. He’s spent his career advocating for working families, fighting corruption, and defending public lands. Steve is committed to ensuring all Americans have access to affordable and quality healthcare and to defending the Affordable Care Act in the Senate. As governor, he has successfully passed positive legislation in Montana to expand Medicare and keep 90,000 Montanans with health insurance. Steve believes in equality for all citizens, no matter their identity. He is an advocate for the protection of a woman’s right to choose and to expanding women’s access to reproductive healthcare services. Steve stands in support of the US-Israel relationship and believes it is crucial that the US provide aid to Israel to ensure Israel’s safety and security from outside threats. He supports a two-state solution and opposes calls to condition aid to Israel.
North Carolina
Cal Cunningham (NC)
Cal Cunnigham is an Army veteran running to unseat Republican incumbent Sen. Thom Tillis. After serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, he returned home to serve in the North Carolina State Senate. Cal’s biggest priority is fighting for more affordable and accessible healthcare. He will work to strengthen the Affordable Care Act, expand Medicaid, support rural hospitals, and create a public health insurance option. Cal is pro-choice and believes that only a woman and her doctor should make decisions about her body. He intends to raise the federal minimum wage, wants educators to become more reflective of the classrooms they teach by promoting diversity throughout all levels of education, wants to protect DREAMers, and is committed to enacting comprehensive gun safety legislation to keep our children, communities, and citizens safer from acts of gun violence.  Cal supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. His time serving overseas taught him that the greatest threat to the Middle East is Iran and its efforts to develop nuclear weapons and sow discord. He stated that he supports re-engaging in conversations with the Iranians under the Iran Nuclear Deal, but maintains that the United States must retain the ability to sanction Iran for any acts of terror or malice unrelated to nuclear activity.
Moe Davis (NC-11)
Moe Davis is an Air Force veteran running to fill North Carolina’s 11th district seat left open by Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.  Having served in the armed forces for over 25 years, Davis knows what it means to dedicate one’s life to their country and he wants to continue that service in Congress.  Davis will fight to create a public healthcare option, and protect women’s access to reproductive health and services.  He will also work to promote universal background checks and red flag laws to keep guns out of the hands of those who would do harm to themselves or others and believes we have an obligation to protect our environment by rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Moe strongly supports the U.S.-Israel relationship, and will ensure that U.S. aid to Israel continues under the terms set out in the 2016 MOU. Davis will be an avid advocate for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  He supports the Iran Nuclear Deal and is opposed to the BDS movement.. 
Kathy Manning (NC-06)
Kathy Manning is running for Congress in North Carolina’s 6th district this November. She has committed her career to bringing people together, both as a business leader and a member of her community. She’s proven through her work on countless boards and organizations that she is committed to serving the people of her district. She believes that every American is entitled to affordable health care coverage. She wants to protect individuals with pre-existing conditions including senior citizens. Manning believes in a woman’s right to choose and vows to fight for equal pay, affordable and quality childcare, and access to reproductive health care.  Manning wants to protect the environment by creating incentives for companies to utilize clean and renewable energy supplies while fighting for cleaner water and improved air quality. Manning supports universal background checks for gun purchases, closing gun show loopholes, and banning access for domestic abusers, terrorists, criminals, and individuals with mental illness. In addition to chairing the Jewish Federations of North America, Kathy Manning is the founding chairwoman of Prizmah, which is the umbrella body for Jewish day schools of all denominations. Manning supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and is a firm believer in strong US-Israel relations. 
Pat Timmons-Goodson (NC-08)
Pat Timmons-Goodson is an Associate Justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court and she is running for Congress in North Carolina’s 8th district. She is a strong advocate of civil rights, formerly serving on the federal commission on such under Obama. Her opponent has been a strong supporter of President Trump and a strong voice in repealing the ACA and supporting the NRA. She is a firm believer in a strong US-Israel relationship and will continue to work towards preserving our partnership in Congress. She believes that Iran is the biggest threat to the Middle East and national security, and will fight to ensure that Iran does not develop nuclear capabilities.  Pat believes that we must continue to build upon and expand the Affordable Care Act. She believes that the enrollment period must be extended, and believes that Congress should provide businesses with resources dedicated to providing paid sick leave to all employees. No one should have to choose between losing a paycheck or putting their health at risk.  She is pro-choice and wants to support women’s rights to make decisions about their reproductive health and family planning. She is dedicated to putting science first when trying to develop solutions to eradicate climate change. She wants to protect the health of all Americans and protecting our environment is a top priority to Goodson. She believes in preventing gun violence by passing measures to require background checks on all gun sales, close loopholes that allow domestic abusers to legally purchase and possess firearms, and fund community-based violence intervention programs. She understands that we can respect the Second Amendment while passing legislation to keep schools and communities safe.
Deborah Ross (NC-02)
Deborah Ross has served in the North Carolina State House for nearly two decades and is now seeking to come to D.C. to represent North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district in Congress. She built her career on protecting civil liberties, serving as the lead attorney for the North Carolina ACLU. In addition, she has been outspoken on issues of gun control, reproductive rights, climate change and equal pay.  Deborah supports the creation of a public healthcare option. She does not believe that individuals should have to decide between life-saving care or paying their bills. In Congress, Ross will fight to prioritize health care by protecting coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, expand access to care, and lower the cost of prescription drugs. Ross supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She supported the Iran Nuclear Deal and is a strong proponent for increased diplomacy over military action. She wants to maintain Israel’s Jewish and democratic identity in the Middle East while working towards achieving a more stabilized region.  Ross is pro-choice and as a state representative, Ross co-sponsored the 2013 Equal Pay Act in North Carolina. As an attorney, Ross has fought to protect women’s access to abortion and comprehensive reproductive care. Ross believes that climate change is one of the biggest threats facing not only our country but the planet. In private practice and as a member of the North Carolina House, Ross has been a champion on environmental and climate issues. As a state legislator, she voted to oppose fracking and wants to help expand our country’s clean energy sector and infrastructure. Ross is a strong gun safety advocate. She is committed to ending the gun violence epidemic by passing comprehensive legislation. 
New Hampshire
Chris Pappas (NH-01)
Chris Pappas has been an advocate for the people of New Hampshire’s 1st district throughout his time in Congress. He has worked tirelessly on issues such as the opioid epidemic and increasing access to affordable health care. He is committed to lowering the cost of prescription drugs by fighting to end special tax breaks for pharmaceutical companies, increase healthcare-related cost transparency, improving access to low-income seniors, and allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices. He has vowed to protect the Affordable Care Act, protect individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage, standing up for female reproductive rights and healthcare.  Pappas wants to increase funding for public education, make college more affordable, protect small businesses, expand career and technical and education programs, support paid family leave, increase the federal minimum wage, protect the LGBTQ+ community, enact stricter EPA regulations to protect access to clean drinking water and preserve the environment, and is committed to ending gun violence in the United States. Pappas supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He supported the Iran Nuclear Deal, opposes the BDS movement, is committed to continuing to provide aid to Israel, and believes that Israel has a right to exist as a Jewish and democratic state. 
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (NH)
Jeanne Shaheen was the first woman to be elected both Governor and Senator and is a proven champion for the people of New Hampshire. She supports the Affordable Care Act and wants to continue building upon it. Her main focus is continuing to help small business owners provide health insurance coverage for their employees, and curb the rising cost of drugs. She is also a proponent for stem cell research in curing, discovering, and improving diseases. Jeanne Shaheen believes that all women should have access to comprehensive health care and wants to increase funding to community health centers Shaheen has been a leading voice in trying to combat the effects of global warming and on gun control, Shaheen wants to expand background checks, prevent previous domestic abusers from obtaining firearms, enact an assault weapons ban, and prohibit the sale of high-capacity magazines. Shaheen believes in a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She has pledged her support for Israel and condemned the global BDS movement.
New Jersey
Sen. Cory Booker (NJ)
Cory Booker is running for reelection as New Jersey’s junior Senator this November. Cory is a leader in the Democratic Party. Prior to his career in the Senate, Cory served as the Mayor of Newark and was viewed as a transformational leader in the city, bringing about many positive changes, such as the doubling of affordable housing in the city. In the Senate, Cory has led on issues of racial justice, gender equality, healthcare reform, and humane immigration policy. Cory has been an outspoken advocate for the US-Israel relationship and against the BDS movement. He believes that a two-state solution is the best path forward for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Cory cares deeply about environmental justice and wants to ensure we combat the climate crisis to preserve a healthy planet for future generations. He has been particularly outspoken on issues of criminal justice reform, fighting to end the era of mass incarceration.
Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05)
Josh Gottheimer is running for reelection in the New Jersey 5th Congressional District.  As a Congressman, Josh has served as a leading voice on pro-Israel issues and in combating anti-Semitism.  He is the leading sponsor of bipartisan legislation which affirms U.S. support for Israel’s right to defend itself from terrorist attacks and has spoken frequently about the need to combat white supremacy.  Josh opposses the BDS movement and supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and conitued aid to Israel.  He has worked on legislation that would enable Congress to partner with Israel to counter terror attacks from unmanned aerial vehicles such as drones. Josh is working in Congress to protect the Affordable Care Act and is against cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security.  He opposes attempts to deny coverage to individuals with preexisting conditions.  Josh is also a leader in the fight against climate change and strongly supports investing in renewable energy.  He has cosponsored legislation that would significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 and wants to hold the President accountable for his withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.  Josh believes in reducing gun violence by passing legislation that requires universal background checks for all gun purchases and stricter rules that would prevent increased acts of violence.
Amy Kennedy (NJ-02)
Amy Kennedy is running for Congress for New Jersey’s 2nd district this November to defeat Republican incumbent Jeff Van Drew. Van Drew was elected in 2018 as a Democrat and then switched parties because he was anti-impeachment and is now a strong supporter of President Trump. She is an advocate of expanding access to healthcare, mental health funding, reproductive rights, clean energy, and gun control. Kennedy feels that healthcare is a human right and that every American should have access to quality and affordable care. She has pledged to make this her top priority in Congress and believes that we must be working to continue building upon the Affordable Care Act, rather than trying to dismantle it. Kennedy supports the 100% Clean Energy Economy Act, which establishes guidelines to reach a net-zero economy by 2050. She does not support offshore oil drilling and vows to stand up to fossil fuel lobbyists. She believes that there is a gun violence problem in our country and she is prepared to work towards making our communities safer. She supports a two-state solution and opposes plans for Israel’s unilateral  annexation of the West Bank. She believes that President Trump’s approach to solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is misguided.
Rep. Andy Kim (NJ-03)
Congressman Andy Kim is running for reelection in the New Jersey 3rd Congressional District.  He is the first Korean-American member of Congress and is a former National Security Council in the Obama administration and a veteran of the war in Afghanistan.  Congressman Kim first decided to run for office in part to protect the Affordable Care Act and will continue to fight for its protection and expansion in Congress.  Congressman Kim supported a resolution reaffirming Congressional support for a two-state solution and opposes settlement expansion or unilateral annexation in the West Bank.
Rep. Tom Malinowski (NJ-07)
Congressman Tom Malinowski is running for reelection in the New Jersey 7th Congressional District.  Before joining Congress, Tom served as Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor in the Obama administration, where he helped lead the global fight to defend the human rights of women and LGBTQ+ people, to protect workers in our trade agreements, to safeguard our privacy on the internet, to root out corruption, and to stand up to dictators like Putin and Kim Jong-Un.  Tom won his first election in 2018, flipping his district from red to blue.  In Congress, Tom has continued to focus on expanding human rights through U.S. foreign policy and is striving to protect the Affordable Care Act and patient protection. Tom supports a two-state solution and opposes West Bank settlement expansion and unilateral annexation.  He has also called on the Republican Party to do more to root out white nationalism and denounce racist and anti-Semitic comments made by Republicans in Congress, because he understands that only by guaranteeing human rights for all Americans can we be safe as a country and as a democracy.
Rep. Bill Pascrell (NJ-09)
Bill Pascrell is running for reelection to represent New Jersey’s 9th congressional district. Throughout his time in Congress, he has been a longtime friend of Israel and the Jewish community. He is a strong proponent of a two-state solution and has stood against the BDS movement. He has fought tirelessly for senior citizens, clean energy, and a strong middle class. For seniors, he has worked to ensure that Medicare and Social Security are protected and remain viable into the future. He helped write the Affordable Care Act and has defended it against multiple attacks from the Republican Party. He supports the implementation of clean and renewable energy to work to lower our reliance on fossil fuels. Bill has been a strong Democratic voice throughout his time in Congress and will continue to lead into the future.
Rep. Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11)
Mikie Sherrill is a United States Navy Veteran who will continue to bring her knowledge and experience to Congress in order to fight for the people of New Jersey’s 11th district. Throughout her military service, Sherrill  flew missions throughout Europe and the Middle East as a Sea King helicopter pilot, worked on the Battle Watch Floor in the European Theater during the Iraq invasion, and served as a Flag Aide to the Deputy Commander in Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. In addition, she previously served as a Russian policy officer and worked on the implementation of our nuclear treaty obligations and oversaw the relationship between the U.S. Navy and Russian Federation Navy. Mikie Sherrill will continue to put America’s national security and safety before party or politics. She is committed to eradicating crime, acts of gun violence, and improving education. She will fight to lower healthcare costs, create a public option, increase transparency in billing, and provide affordable and accessible health care options for women, families and children. She will also advocate for climate change reform, better government spending, as well as promoting civil and racial  unity.  Mikie Sherril supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and opposes unilateral annexation, and the BDS movement. Sherrill condemns all forms of anti-Semitism, bigotry, racism, xenophobia, and hatred. She will be a leading voice in ensuring that white-nationalism has no place in America, nor will it be allowed to influence our laws, culture, and policies. 
New Mexico
Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (NM)
Ben Ray Lujan is running for Senate in New Mexico to succeed Democrat Tom Udall. Lujan is an experienced leader in the party, having served as the chairman of the DCCC and as the current Assistant Speaker of the House under Nancy Pelosi. He’s been a leader on healthcare reform in the House, backing the Affordable Care Act in 2009 and supporting its survival ever since. He’s pushed for further expansions to coverage and for efforts to limit the rising costs of prescription medications. He has also been an advocate of the rights of minorities, particularly Native Americans in his work to ensure access to clean water on tribal lands was increased. Lujan opposes the BDS movement and supports a two-state solution, as well as backing the current level of US aid to Israel for security.
Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02)
Xochitl Torres Small is running for reelection in New Mexico’s 2nd congressional district. She was elected in 2018 as a part of the blue wave and since has been a strong advocate in Congress for Democratic causes. Xochitl has been outspoken in immigration reform and the dangers of the Trump administration’s approach to immigration. She wants to protect DREAMers and guarantee a path to citizenship for undocumented people.  She has been an outspoken advocate for improving public schools to ensure that all of our children, no matter their socioeconomic status, are given the highest quality education possible. She’s committed to providing affordable and quality healthcare to all Americans and wants to expand upon the current system. Xochitl believes in the importance of a strong US-Israel relationship and has cosponsored legislation condemning the BDS movement. She is in favor of a two-state solution.
Nevada
Rep. Susie Lee (NV-03)
Susie Lee’s experience advocating on behalf of education throughout her career has carried over into Congress, where she is a champion for working people in her district. She is committed to continuing to expand on the Affordable Care Act by creating a public healthcare option, working to lower prescription drug prices, increase price transparency for all healthcare-related costs, and protect individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage.   Lee is a champion for improving education, women’s reproductive rights, and protecting the environment from the effects of climate change. Lee wants to create clean-energy jobs that will transform the economy and the environment to survive for future generations to come.  Lee is committed to fighting anti-Semitism both domestically and globally. She supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, opposes the BDS movement, and supports the Iran Nuclear Deal.
New York
Rep. Anthony Brindisi (NY-22)
Anthony Brindisi is a life-long resident of upstate New York and will continue to promote the values and work to fight for the people of New York’s 22 district. Brindisi is committed to improving healthcare by lowering costs, increasing transparency, and protecting individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage. He is committed to improving public education, delivering middle-class tax cuts, and passing comprehensive gun safety measures to ensure that no American will suffer at the hands of gun violence. In addition, he is passionate about reforming campaign finance laws in order to get special interest groups and corporate money out of our political systems.  Brindisi supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is committed to establishing peace between the two countries while engaging in bi-lateral negotiations, and opposes the BDS movement. 
Tedra Cobb, NY-21
Tedra Cobb is running to unseat Republican incumbent Elise Stefanik to flip New York’s 21st district. As a longtime healthcare advocate, Cobb is deeply committed to building upon the Affordable Care Act to ensure that no American will be denied access to coverage. She will work to protect individuals with pre-existing conditions, create a public healthcare option, lower prescription drug prices, and bring forth comprehensive solutions to tackle the opioid crisis.  Cobb strongly opposes the global BDS movement and believes that it is a misguided attempt to delegitimize the state of Israel. She supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and believes that the United States has a responsibility to bring both the Israelis and the Palestinians to the negotiating table. She opposes any unilateral decisions - on either side - and believes that while the Palestinians deserve their own state, both parties must recognize Israel’s right to exist as the Jewish homeland. Cobb did not support President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal and believes that it has left the United States and Israel at greater risk.
Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19)
Antonio Delgado’s first priority is serving the people of New York’s 19th district. In Congress, he has fought for teachers, healthcare workers, service workers, farmers, and factory workers who make up his district. He will continue to fight for better healthcare through supporting the creation of a public option–such as the ability to opt into Medicare. He will fight for women, families, and children to receive comprehensive, affordable, and quality healthcare so no one has to go without seeing a doctor or getting the life-saving medication they need.  Delgado supported the Iran Nuclear Deal, supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and supports continued funding for Israel’s security.
Jackie Gordon (NY-02)
Jackie Gordon is a veteran, public servant, educator, community activist, and Jamaican immigrant who is ready to flip New York’s 2nd district. Gordon served in the U.S. Army Reserve for over twenty years and previously served as a member of the Babylon Town Council for over a decade. Her leadership experience and commitment to public service has prepared Gordon to take on some of the biggest challenges facing our nation such as, improving public education, protecting Roe v. Wade, fighting for women’s rights, allowing scientists to lead the effort in mitigating climate change, lowering prescription drug prices and expanding access to affordable healthcare.  Gordon supports a two-state solution to the Isareli-Palestinian conflict. She is prepared to use her experience in the Middle East to promote the US-Israel partnership, curb Iran’s nuclear efforts, support the continuation of U.S. military aid to Israel, and condemn all acts of anti-Semitism, bigotry, and hatred both domestically and globally. Gordon does not support the BDS movement.
Nancy Goroff (NY-01)
Dr. Nancy Goroff is running to represent New York’s 1st congressional district in Washington and to unseat Republican incumbent Lee Zeldin. She is a chemist who has been working for universities and doing research for most of her adult life. As a scientist, Goroff is ready and determined to put facts first in order to tackle pressing issues like climate change. Goroff is a proven leader and she believes that it’s time for scientists to have a seat at the table. On healthcare policy, Goroff wants to protect the Affordable Care Act in order to guarantee protections for people with pre-existing conditions. While working at Stony Brook University, Goroff pushed the administration to provide health insurance options for uninsured university researchers. She supports expanding paid family leave, eradicating the gender pay gap, and ensuring that women are not denied access to make decisions about their own bodies. She is strong on climate policy, believing that the United States must set targets to reach carbon-neutral by 2035. She wants to invest in research on cleaner energy production and storage. Goroff is a strong supporter of continuing aid to Israel and making continuing a strong US-Israel relationship. She believes that a two-state solution is the best way to achieve peace in the region.
Mondaire Jones, NY-17
Mondaire Jones is running to fill the seat for NY-17 after the retirement of Congresswoman Nita Lowey, a great friend of JDCA. As a former Department of Justice official and NAACP member, Jones knows what it’s like to fight for the rights of the least fortunate and most insecure in our country, and he will continue to take that up in Congress. Jones believes that healthcare is a basic human right and will work to get affordable access to every American so that no one has to choose between seeing a doctor and paying their rent. He will fight for paid family leave and universal child care so that parents don’t have to choose between a career and family. After a horrific anti-Semitic fueled attack in Monsey, NY, Jones wrote an op-ed calling on the Black community to stand with the Jewish community against hatred and bigotry. Jones participated in a primary candidate forum, hosted by JDCA, where he speak about his lifelong connection to the Jewish community in the district. Jones supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and opposes the expansion or annexation of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. He also believes America’s withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal makes both the U.S. and Israel less safe and will push to re-engage with Iran to develop a new diplomatic agreement.
Rep. Joe Morelle (NY-25)
Joseph Morelle has been a strong voice for the people of New York’s 25th district. He believes that Medicare and Medicaid must be allowed to negotiate directly with pharmaceutical companies in order to lower prescription drug prices, supports the expansion of the Affordable Care Act, wants to create a public healthcare option, and is committed to fighting against rollbacks and attacks on coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions. He believes that the United States must remain in the Paris Climate Agreement, and supports enhanced EPA regulations to protect our environment, access to clean drinking water, and lower our dependence on fossil fuels. Morelle supports an assault weapons ban and passing universal background checks on gun purchases.  Morelle is committed to supporting a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, opposed President Trump’s withdrawal of the Iran Nuclear Deal, and believes that the United States must continue to provide humanitarian aid to both Israel and the Palestinian Authority. 
Rep. Max Rose (NY-11)
Rose is the former Chief of Staff for Brightpoint Health, a non-profit healthcare organization that has responded to the needs of underserved New Yorkers. Rose is also veteran of the U.S. Army. He served as an active duty officer in Afghanistan from 2012-2013, and earned a Bronze Star, Purple Heart and a Combat Infantryman Badge. He continues to serve y in the National Guard. In Congress, Rose has fought for the people of New York’s 11th district and supports creating a public healthcare option, lowering the Medicare age to 55, passing comprehensive immigration reform to ensure a better path to citizenship, protecting DACA recipients and DREAMers, and re-joining the Paris Climate Agreement.  Rose is a staunch supporter of Israel and is firmly committed to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through U.S. support of direct, bilateral negotiations. He opposes the BDS movement and while he originally did not support the Iran Nuclear Deal, he was firmly opposed to President Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement.
Ritchie Torres (NY-15)
Ritchie Torres is running for Congress in the New York-15th district.  Ritchie was elected to the New York City Council at age 25, becoming the youngest elected official in New York City history.  As a councilman, Ritchie fought against slumlords to protect tenants and fight for working families.  He will be ready on day one to continue leading that fight in Congress. Ritchie intends to fight for paid family leave, expanded healthcare access for all Americans, universal child care and expanded housing opportunities for low-income families.  He will work to fight climate change and ensure that New York City, and the nation, are not further ravaged by extreme weather events. Throughout his campaign, Ritchie  has vowed to not accept an endorsement from any group that supports the BDS movement, and believes that it is an “insidious form of anti-semitism.” He supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and is outwardly opposed to conditioning aid to Israel.  Styling himself as a pro-Israel progressive, Ritchie understands the deep connection between Israel and the United States and will fight to deepen that relationship while in Congress.
Ohio
Hillary O'Connor Mueri (OH-14)
Hillary O’Connor Mueri is a Iraq War Navy Veteran who is running to represent Ohio’s 14th district in Congress and to unseat Republican David Joyce. After serving for her country, she went into law and contributed much of her time to pro bono work for the people of Ohio. She is an advocate for affordable healthcare and a strong economy and will fight for her constituents every day in Congress. Hillary wants to expand healthcare coverage to guarantee that it is available, affordable, and universal.  She supports a clean energy economy that creates jobs in clean infrastructure that can be transported and sold overseas. She is a champion for women’s rights and is a staunch gun control advocate. Hillary supports a two-state solution and opposes racism and discrimination in any form. 
Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-13)
Tim Ryan has been serving the people of Ohio’s 13th district in Congress since 2003 and since then, has been instrumental in the implementation of many pieces of crucial legislation. He has fought to lower college costs, strengthen the middle class, and work to end the heroin epidemic. Rep. Ryan believes that healthcare is a basic human right. He will continue to promote legislation that expands access to both quality and affordable healthcare. He will protect individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage and wants to continue to build upon the Affordable Care Act. He is an advocate for gender equality and female reproductive freedom. He supports criminal justice reform, LGBTQ+ equality, and wants to fight climate change quickly. Rep. Ryan wants to limit our dependence on foreign oil and jumpstart Ohio’s green energy economy. Rep. Ryan supports a strong U.S.-Israel partnership, a two-state solution, opposes BDS, and supported the Iran Nuclear Deal. 
Kate Schroder (OH-01)
Kate Schroder is running for Congress to bring true representation to the people of Ohio’s 1st district. With experience working in health care advocacy, she will fight for the right of her constituents to access quality and affordable healthcare. She has dedicated her life to working as a healthcare advocate and has worked to lower healthcare costs. As a cancer survivor, she understands the importance of quality and affordable care. In Congress, Schroder will work to protect individuals with pre-existing conditions and create a  public healthcare option. She is pro-choice and she will work to reform the criminal justice system, stand up for LGBTQ+ equality, and decrease our dependence on fossil fuels while creating high-paying green jobs. She supports a strong U.S.-Israel relationship, as well as a two-state solution. She opposedTrump’s withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal, and vows, if elected, to bring the U.S. and Iran back to the negotiating table to create a new agreement. 
Alaina Shearer (OH-12)
House to represent Ohio’s 12th district. She is devoted to reforming healthcare and ensuring that all people have access to quality and affordable treatment. Alaina Shearer’s grandmother fled Nazi Germany on the last refugee boat to America, and understands the importance of fighting anti-Semitism. Shearer condemns white supremacy or racism in any form and supports a strong U.S-Israel partnership.  Shearer believes that any discrimination based on race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or religion is unacceptable. In Congress, Alaina Shearer will work for better education, housing, and criminal justice reform. She also wants to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and reverse environmental deregulations. She wants to stabilize and restore the Affordable Care Act to protect individuals with pre-existing conditions and create a public option.
Desiree Tims (OH-10)
Desiree Tims is ready to bring change to Washington to represent Ohio’s 10th district. With experience working for several notable Democrats, including President Obama and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, she has learned the skills to be an effective legislator. She will fight to raise the federal minimum wage, make healthcare affordable for all Americans, and enact climate reform. Desiree wants to expand on the Affordable Care Act, creating a public healthcare option that is both affordable and accessible to all Americans. Additionally, she will protect individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage. She supports an assault weapons ban, universal background checks, and red flag laws to promote gun safety and end mass shootings. She supports reforms to policing practices and outlawing private prison systems. She will fight to protect clean drinking water and wants to invest in wind and solar power to help mitigate the effects of climate change. Desiree supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Oklahoma
Rep. Kendra Horn (OK-05)
Kendra Horn has been a strong voice for the people of Oklahoma’s fifth district and is passionate about ending the gender divide through promoting more women in leadership and holding public office. She is a strong advocate for greater female representation in STEM and business, equal pay, paid family leave, ending and preventing domestic violence, and putting families first. Horn supports building upon the Affordable Care Act to ensure that no man, woman, or child has to choose between seeing a doctor or eating a meal. She will continue to fight for unmitigated reproductive freedom and will remain an outspoken voice for women across America. Kendra Horn has previously visited Israel and understands the complexities that exist within the region. In Congress, she will continue to support Israel, a two-state solution, and oppose the BDS movement. She supported the Iran Nuclear Deal and believes that Iran is the greatest threat to the region. Horn also condemns any act of antisemitism, violence bigotry, racism, or hate.
Oregon
Sen. Jeff Merkley (OR)
Jeff Merkley will continue to fight for the people of Oregon. He supports the creation of a universal healthcare system to ensure that all Americans can receive affordable healthcare. He supports a woman’s right to choose, paid family leave, lowering healthcare-related costs, and improving transparency and accountability. He supports a Green New Deal and believes that we must allow the scientific community to lead the charge in combating climate change. He wants to create more affordable housing options, increase funding for education, and will strive to create a more equitable and unified country for all Americans. In addition, he supports comprehensive measures to end gun violence in America such as passing universal background checks and an assault weapons ban.  He supports Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state as well as defend itself, and supports the Palestinians’ right to self-determination. He also condemns any acts of anti-Semitism and bigotry.
Pennsylvania
Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08)
Matt Cartwright has been an effective legislator throughout his time in the House representing Pennsylvania’s 8th district. He’s introduced more bipartisan bills than any Democrat, while also holding his values key in his decision making. Rep. Cartwright chose to run for Congress because of his Democratic incumbent’s opposition to the Affordable Care Act, and has spent his first four terms fighting to preserve and expand on the landmark legislation, and protect patients with pre existing conditions. He has been a strong supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and is a consistent supporter of reproductive freedom. Additionally, Rep. Cartwright has spearheaded efforts to combat climate change and invest in a clean, renewable energy future.  Rep. Cartwright has advocated for a strong U.S.-Israel relationship and supports a two-state solution. Rep. Cartwright has also spearheaded bipartisan efforts to condemn anti-Semitism in America and abroad.
Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04)
Madeleine Dean was elected to Congress in 2018 as part of the blue wave and since has been fighting for residents of Pennsylvania’s 4th district. She is working towards protecting abortion rights, universal pre-k, and gun control reform. Rep. Dean has fought in Congress to protect and expand upon affordable, accessible, high-quality healthcare. Additionally, Rep. Dean has fought countless conservative attempts to privatize and cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. She is a strongly pro-choice and supports broadening anti-discrimination laws to include stronger LGBTQ+ protections. Rep. Dean has also pushed to accelerate the U.S.’s renewable energy future, and vows to restore important environmental regulations that the Trump administration has removed for his wealthy donors.  Rep. Dean is a strong supporter of Israel and its special relationship with the United States, and has fought to preserve critical funding for Israel’s defense systems. Rep. Dean supports a two-state solution. 
Eugene DePasquale (PA-10)
Eugene DePasquale is Pennsylvania’s Auditor General and he is running to represent the state’s 10th congressional district in the House and unseat Republican incumbent Scott Perry. As Auditor and state legislator, DePasquale helped protect children from abuse, demanded thousands of untested rape kits be processed, exposed abuse in nursing homes, and saved Pennsylvania taxpayers millions by shining a light on government waste, fraud, and misuse. DePasquale believes that healthcare is a fundamental human right and he will work to lower out-of-pocket costs, increase access to quality care, protect individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage, and lower the cost of prescription drugs. He supports the creation of a public option that builds on the Affordable Care Act. He supports tax credits to incentivize the use of solar energy, and his goal is to establish a 100% clean energy economy while supporting good-paying union-protected jobs. DePasquale released a special report regarding firearm safety as Auditor General and has supported the general assembly’s extreme risk laws. He was endorsed by Giffords and will make preventing gun violence a top priority. DePasquale supports a two-state solution, opposes unilateral annexation of parts of the West Bank, and supports the JCPOA.  
Christina Finello (PA-01)
Christina Finello believes that we must strengthen the Affordable Care Act, rather than dismantle it. She supports the creation of a public option to compete with for-profit insurance companies in order to trickle down costs for everyone. Finello believes that we must do more to prioritize mental health and combat substance abuse. She believes that Congress must do more to hold insurance companies accountable for providing full coverage for mental and physical health. Additionally, she is a champion for women’s rights. She wants to ensure a woman’s privacy to make her own medical decisions. She wants to increase our investments in alternative energy, including wind, solar, and other renewable energy sources that lessen our dependence on fossil fuels. She will push for the United States to re-enter the Paris Climate Agreement and supports enhanced EPA regulations. Finello supports universal background checks for all gun purchases, banning the sale of military-style assault weapons, and preventing domestic abusers from obtaining access to firearms or weapons.  Finello supports the continuation of U.S. military assistance to Israel consistent with the terms of the 2016 MOU, supports a two-state solution, and opposes the BDS movement.. She will continue to advocate for a strong US-Israel relationship in Congress. 
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05)

Mary Gay Scanlon is fighting for the families of Pennsylvania’s 5th district. Since taking office, Rep. Scanlon has sponsored legislation to, among other things, protect juveniles from abuse, to block unfair loan practices against student loan borrowers, and she helped lead the debate for Congress’ vote on the Equal Rights Amendment. She has used her time in Congress to safeguard the Affordable Care Act and expand its guarantees. Rep. Scanlon has also co-sponsored legislation to bring down drug prices and hold the powerful pharmaceutical industry accountable. She is a longtime and consistent advocate for women’s reproductive rights and has fought the Trump administration on its weak approach to combating climate change. Rep. Scanlon strongly supports a two-state solution and maintaining a tight security and diplomatic relationship with Israel. 

Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06)
Chrissy Houlahan is a veteran of the United States Air Force, a business leader, and a strong representative for the people of Pennsylvania’s 6th district. She has become a leading voice in Congress advocating for our veterans and ensuring young women have the opportunity to succeed in the field of STEM. Rep. Houlahan is a strong advocate for lowering drug prices and expanding on the Affordable Care Act with the creation of a public option. Additionally, Rep. Houlahan has been a consistent voice in the fight against the opioid epidemic. She is pro-choice and supports the Equality Act. Rep. Houlahan has fought the Trump administration’s disastrous approach to immigration policy and supports Dreamers. She will also continue to fight for a more sound approach to fighting the adverse effects of climate change. She supports a two-state solution and has utilized her spot on the Foreign Affairs Committee to advocate for continued economic and military aid to Israel.
Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17)
Conor Lamb has served America as both a Marine and a Congressman for Pennsylvania’s 17th district since 2018. In his time in office, he has fought to protect veterans and their families, as well as advocating for a stronger educational system.  Rep. Lamb has been a strong proponent of the Affordable Care Act in Congress, fighting to maintain protections for pre-existing conditions and advocating for lower drug prices. Rep. Lamb has also been at the forefront in the fight against the opioid crisis. He has consistently supported protections for the LGBTQ+ community and believes in a robust investment in clean energy technology, and protecting clean air and water. A strong supporter of the U.S-Israel relationship, Rep. Lamb has spent his time in Congress advocating for substantive foreign aid to address Israel’s security concerns. 
Rep. Susan Wild (PA-07)
Susan Wild was elected to represent Pennsylvania’s 7th district in the 2018 midterm elections. She believes that health care is a human right, and has fought to increase access to care, make prescription drugs more affordable, and increase funding for mental healthcare. Rep. Wild is pro-choice, supports the passage of the Equality Act, and advocates for a revolutionized energy system that prioritizes combatting climate change. She strongly supports Israel and is committed to combatting anti-Semitism on both the left and right, while supporting a two-state solution.
Rhode Island
Sen. Jack Reed (RI)
Jack Reed was instrumental in writing key provisions for the Affordable Care Act and will continue to place healthcare as a key priority in Congress and for Rhode Island. He wants to build upon and expand the Affordable Care Act to ensure universal healthcare coverage through a public option, protect individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage, and is an advocate for female reproductive freedom Reed wants to invest more in clean, renewable, and efficient energy resources. In addition, he supports an assault weapons ban, passing universal background checks, and placing stricter limits on the manufacturing and purchasing of high-capacity magazines and ammunition. Jack Reed supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has criticized the BDS movement, and is an advocate for a strong and continued US-Israel partnership. He condemns all acts of anti-Semitism, bigotry, and hatred.
South Carolina
Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01)
Joe Cunningham worked as an ocean engineer prior to joining Congress, and is an outspoken voice in terms of ocean conservation, climate change, and opposing offshore drilling. He is also a proud member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, representing the highest concentration of veterans in South Carolina’s first-district than any other state. Joe Cunningham is also fighting to ensure greater accountability and transparency in Washington by fighting for term limits, ending corporate PAC contributions, and making healthcare more affordable and accessible for all Americans.  Cunningham opposes the BDS movement, supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and will continue to be a supporter of a robust US-Israel relationship.
Jaime Harrison (SC)
Jaime Harrison is running against Republican incumbent Lindsey Graham. does not believe that any American should have to decide between putting food on the table or going to the doctor. He supports any effort to lower the price of prescription medications and high insurance rates. Additionally, he wants to establish both paid family and sick leave. He is committed to passing universal healthcare so women and children can receive quality and accessible healthcare, as well as anyone who cannot afford healthcare currently. Harrison wants to protect our air and water supplies, reduce dependence on fossil fuels, and improve infrastructure to be better protected from rising sea levels and storms. He is also opposed to offshore drilling. He will work to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act and supports any effort to promote gun safety and end senseless violence.  Harrison supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and will support providing aid to both Israel and the PLA as long as they meet their international commitments with regard to the recognition of the state of Israel and the rejection of terrorism. He rejects anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, and hatred in any form and will work to promote greater racial unity as a member of the Senate.
Texas
Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32)
Colin Allred will continue to fight for Texas-32 as he supports the Affordable Care Act and efforts to expand government-sponsored healthcare, as well as creating a Medicare buy-in option. In Congress, Allred was a champion for bipartisan paid family leave, helped keep jobs in Texas through the US-Mexico trade agreement, and secured increased VA funding for the local VA Texas Medical Center. Allred is a strong proponent for expanding affordable housing options, improving public education, and passing universal background checks for all gun purchases to protect Americans from gun violence. He believes in equality under the law and wants to reform the immigration system to create a better pathway for citizenship.  Allred supports a two-state solution the the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, opposes unilateral annexation, and is an outspoken advocate against bigotry and anti-Semitism. He supported the Iran Nuclear Deal and believes that the United States must maintain its position as a key mediating player in bringing both parties together to bridge a bi-lateral agreement.  
Wendy Davis (TX-21)
Wendy Davis is running to unseat Rep. Chip Roy and proudly represent the people of Texas’ 21st district. As someone who came from humble beginnings, Davis understands the struggles that everyday Texans face– and in Congress, Davis will fight to create a public healthcare option, preserve women’s reproductive rights, protect individuals with pre-existing conditions, fight climate change, and pass legislation to end gun violence.  Davis will strive to maintain the US-Israel relationship and supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  David opposes the BDS movement and the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal , as well as Israeli settlement expansion and annexation of the West Bank. Additionally, Davis believes that the United States should take a more active role in facilitating negotiations between the Israeli government and the Palestinians and is against any unilateral action.
MJ Hegar (TX)
MJ Hegar became a commissioned officer in the Air Force where she graduated top of her class in the pilot training program. She served three tours in Afghanistan as a combat search and rescue and medevac pilot. She is the recipient of the Purple Heart, and is only one of a few women to be awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor. After being denied a ground combat position because she was a woman, she led the charge to overturn that outdated policy which has opened up hundreds of thousands of military jobs for women. Her advocacy is what led her to decide to run against Sen. John Cornyn and put Texans and Americans over special interest groups. MJ Hegar will protect female reproductive freedom, support the creation of a public healthcare option, will be a champion for cleaner and greener energy, and supports passing universal background checks as well as other comprehensive safety measures to end gun violence.    Hegar will strive to preserve the strong US-Israel partnership and supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She will continue to support sending U.S. aid to Israel and is opposed to Israeli settlement expansion and any unilateral efforts to undermine peace.
Gina Ortiz Jones (TX-23)
Gina Ortiz Jones was raised by a hardworking, immigrant, single mother, who instilled in her the importance of working hard, giving back to the community, and public service. Jones served in the U.S. Air Force overseas in Iraq and was an active duty LGBTQ+ member during “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.” In Congress, she will work to promote equality, civil rights, protect veterans and fix the healthcare system. Ortiz Jones learned firsthand just how broken the healthcare system can be after her mother was diagnosed with cancer. She wants to create a public healthcare option, lower prescription drug prices, increase transparency, and protect female reproductive rights. She will also bring her national security expertise to Washington and will always put American safety first.  Gina Ortiz Jones supports continued U.S aid to Israel, a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, wants to reengage with Iran under the Iran Nuclear Deal to thwart their nuclear ambitions, and will work to promote bi-lateral negotiations to establish stability within the region.
Sri Preston Kulkarni (TX-22)
A Pearson Fellow, defense and national security advisor in the Senate, and former Foreign Service Officer, Sri Preston Kulkarni is a lifelong public servant who served in Israel, Iraq, Russia, Taiwan, and Jamaica, and also speaks Hebrew. If elected, he would be the first person of Hindu faith and the first Asian American member of Congress from Texas. Kulkarni believes that healthcare costs are too high and tens of millions of people still do not have access. He believes that Congress must consider any proposal that addresses lowering medical treatment costs (especially prescription drugs), guaranteeing that patients with pre-existing conditions will never lose coverage, and ensure that no one in this country goes uninsured. He believes that our energy and environmental policies must be based on scientific evidence and economic realities, not partisan ideology. He supports efforts to continue investing in renewable and nuclear infrastructure. He wants to create targeted interventions and incentives to reduce our carbon emissions. In addition, he supports universal background checks, red flag laws, locker laws, getting weapons off our streets, and getting guns out of the hands of violent criminals and domestic abusers.  Kulkarni supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and served as a foreign service officer in the U.S. Embassy in Israel. He has a deep understanding of the conflict and the importance of a strong US-Israel relationship.  He believes that instead of increasing tensions through reckless gestures, the U.S. should take a leadership role that requires engaging deeply with both sides and enabling each other to make difficult decisions to establish peace for all. He supports utilizing a diplomatic approach and will work to prioritize curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions to promote greater stability in the region.
Candace Valenzuela (TX-24)
Candace Valenzuela is running to represent the people of Texas’ 24th district and would be the first Afro-Latina to be elected to Congress. Valenzuela is passionate about improving public education and making classrooms more welcoming to children of all backgrounds. She previously served as a member of her local school district Board and will continue to prioritize helping children and expanding access to quality education. Additionally, Valenzuela is committed to protecting women’s reproductive rights, fighting climate change, and ending gun violence by standing up to the NRA.  Valenzuela believes that the United States must continue to provide unconditonal aid to Israel under the  2016 Memorandum of Understanding agreement, supports a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian confict, opposed Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal, as well as the global BDS movement. She condemns all acts of anti-Semitism, bigotry, and xenophobia. 
Utah
Rep. Ben McAdams (UT-04)
Ben McAdams has proudly served Utah’s 4th district as an independent voice in Congress, putting Utah and the country over partisanship and politics. Healthcare is a main priority for McAdams. In Congress, he has worked to lower prescription drug prices, cap out of pocket costs for older Americans, supported paid family sick leave, and protect individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage. He will continue to be an advocate for enhanced mental health funding, combating the opioid crisis, and will strive to continue building upon and expanding the Affordable Care Act.  McAdams wants to protect small businesses, opposed Congressional pay increases as a result of the climbing deficit, supports investing in solar energy as well as comprehensive measures to protect the air, clean drinking water, and move towards establishing a greener economy. McAdams wants to shield children from harmful online predators, protect DREAMers, and is an advocate for continuing the strong relationship between the U.S. and Israel. He supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and opposes the BDS movement.
Virginia
Rep. Elaine Luria (VA-02)
Elaine Luria came to Congress with two decades of experience serving as a Commander in the Navy. Now she is serving our country in Congress, where she is fighting each day for the people of Virginia's 2nd district. Elaine believes that every American should have access to affordable and quality healthcare. She is committed to standing up to large pharmaceutical companies to lower prescription drug prices and protecting individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage. Luria supports female reproductive rights and will protect Planned Parenthood.  As a veteran herself, Luria is deeply committed to protecting veterans and their benefits. She has sponsored legislation to expand veterans’ access to job training programs, mental health counseling, and protecting the VA. She is committed to fighting climate change and supports transitioning to a clean and green nuclear energy system. She is also a strong proponent for increased gun safety legislation and supports passing universal background checks on all firearm purchases. Luria supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In Congress, she co-sponsored the United States-Israel PTSD Collaborative Research Act, the U.S.-Israel Anti-Killer Drone Act, and will continue to be a strong ally. 
Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07)
Abigail Spanberger has been a fierce advocate for the people of Virginia’s 7th district since coming to Congress in 2018. Her biggest priorities have been advocating for affordable healthcare, as well as instituting a new assault weapons ban. On healthcare, she is committed to ensuring that every American has affordable, accessible, and quality healthcare. She wants to protect individuals with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage, and she is a proponent of lowering prescription medication costs and increasing transparency in billing.  Abigail is a former federal law enforcement officer and understands the importance of responsible gun ownership. She is committed to passing legislation to prevent further acts of gun violence and is committed to keeping our children, communities, and citizens safe. Abigail wants to improve our immigration system, protect DACA recipients, and promote racial justice and civil rights. Through her experience as a former CIA officer, Abigail S understands national security and the importance of protecting the US-Israel relationship. She supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and was a staunch proponent of the Iran Nuclear Deal. 
Sen. Mark Warner (VA)
Mark Warner has a proven track record of delivering for Virginians as their Senator. As governor he was instrumental in expanding the economy. He’s fighting for more access to affordable healthcare, protecting Virginia’s natural resources, and defending our democracy. As the leading Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, he's been essential to ensuring our elections are free from foreign interference. Mark wants to continue building upon the Affordable Care Act. He believes that it’s imperative to protect individuals with preexisting conditions, ensuring that women and men are charged equally, as well as expanding coverage. Warner wants to invest in solar, wind, nuclear, and carbon-capture technologies to fight against climate change. He also believes in enacting strict gun safety measures such as expanding background checks and banning military-style assault weapons. He will protect Roe v. Wade and supports a woman’s right to choose. Hesupports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He opposes the BDS movement, supports aid to Israel and voted for the ‘Combatting BDS Act’.
Dr. Cameron Webb (VA-05)
Cameron Webb is a physician and lawyer who is running for Congress in Virginia’s 5th district. Having served in the Obama Administration, Webb has experience in federal leadership, focusing on issues of criminal justice reform and education. He is seeking to unseat Republican Bob Good. Webb has been outspoken on the importance of expanding access to affordable healthcare, paid family and sick leave, and equal pay. As a member of the White House Healthcare Team, Webb helped to increase access to affordable care and make insurance companies accountable for providing quality coverage. As a member of Congress, Webb wants to create a public option, which offers comprehensive benefits to individuals who wish to enroll, while allowing other individuals to remain on their private plans if they desire to. He is an advocate for paid family leave, medical leave, and equal pay. Additionally, he wants to reduce costs for prescription drugs, expand access to mental health services, and invest in rural community hospitals.  Webb is pro-choice and supports Planned Parenthood. He believes that only a woman and her physician should make decisions about reproductive care. Webb believes that climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing our nation and planet. He believes that science should dictate future steps in tackling this critical issue. He wants to establish a clean energy standard that requires 100% of U.S. derived electricity to be extracted from clean and renewable sources. Webb believes that there is a gun violence problem in our country. He supports universal background checks, closing loopholes, and banning new sales of assault weapons and purchasing high-capacity magazines.  Webb opposed President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal. He is against all forms of anti-Semitism and believes that it must be condemned both domestically and globally. Webb supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and opposes the BDS movement.
Rep. Jennifer Wexton (VA-10)
Jennifer Wexton is running for reelection to represent Virginia’s 10th district in the House. In her first term in Congress, Jennifer has made combating gun violence one of her top priorities. She’s also passed legislation to provide additional resources to address the opioid epidemic, and she is fighting to make our economy work for everyone. Jennifer has been a champion in Virginia for enacting mental health reform and combating the heroin and opioid crisis. She believes that healthcare is a basic human right and that it should be made affordable and accessible to all Americans. She is an outspoken advocate for women’s rights and reproductive choices and will fight to lower the costs of prescription drugs while also protecting individuals with pre-existing conditions. She will continue to fight for criminal justice reform, improving education, enacting comprehensive gun violence prevention and safety, climate change, LGBTQ+ rights, and job creation. She is committed to raising the federal minimum wage, passing paid medical leave, and passing legislation to ensure equal pay for equal work. 
Washington
Rep. Kim Schrier (WA-08)
Dr. Kim Schrier spent her career as a pediatrician working with children and helping families navigate the healthcare system. In Congress, Dr. Schrier uses her expertise to inform her work on issues that improve the lives, health, and wellbeing of children in Washington’s 8th district. As the only woman doctor in Congress, she brings a critical voice to issues related to health care. Through her own experience as a patient living with Type 1 diabetes, Dr. Schrier understands the very real fear of health care costs and access for people living with pre-existing conditions. And as a physician who has worked in a broken health care system, Dr. Schrier understands what changes need to be made to make it work better for both patients and providers. Dr. Schrier has prioritized strengthening our healthcare system until every person in this country has access to affordable, high-quality care.  Dr. Schrier supported the Iran Nuclear Deal and believes that a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the greatest chance to establish peace within the region. She is also opposed to Israeli settlement expansion and unilateral annexation of the West Bank.
Wisconsin
Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03)
Rep. Ron Kind has spent his career in Congress taking care of our nation’s veterans, preserving the environment, and fighting for the people of Wisconsin’s 3rd. Kind was a strong supporter of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 and continues to oppose any efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Ron Kind is focused on building upon the Affordable Care Act to increase coverage and lower costs for all Americans. He opposes any cuts to Medicare and Social Security, and is proudly pro-choice and supports women’s reproductive freedom.  Kind supports environmental conservation for hunters, as well as the National Park Service. He is committed to protecting clean drinking water, cleaning up waste, donating hunted meat to families in need, and supports re-joining the Paris Climate Agreement. Kind supported the Iran Nuclear Deal and believes that the agreement is the best option in order to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Kind has previously visited Israel and is a supporter of the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ron Kind also opposes Israeli settlement expansion and unilateral annexation.
Roger Polack, WI-01
Roger Polack is running to unseat Republican incumbent Bryan Steil, to flip Wisconsin’s 1st district this November. Polack is a former intelligence official who has served both overseas in Afghanistan and in the Obama and Bush administrations as a senior policy advisor. Polack’s long-time civilian service career has prepared him to tackle some of the greatest issues the United States faces today and will be a champion for both Jewish and Democratic values.  Polack supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and opposes the global BDS movement. Polack will work to ensure the continuation of military aid to Israel under the 2016 Memorandum of Understanding, and as someone who served overseas in the Middle East, Polack understands the complexities of the region. Polack did not support President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal and believes the United States must reengage in diplomatic channels with Iran. 

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